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Oscar® Nominations and Women’s Day on Broadway—Plus More in News Briefs

By Courtney Potter

See what Disney films delighted Academy voters, and find out how you can celebrate International Women’s Day with Disney on Broadway… Read more, along with other news from around Disney, in this week’s news briefs!

We Couldn’t Be More Excited for Disney’s 17 Oscar® Nominations!

Earlier this week, the nominations for the 91st…

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Every Disney Oscar® Nomination for 2019

By Beth Deitchman

Black PantherMary Poppins ReturnsIncredibles 2Ralph Breaks the Internet… It comes as no surprise that some of our favorite films of 2019 are favorites of Academy members, too. Nominations for the 91st Oscars® have just been revealed, and Disney releases earned 17 nominations in all. Marvel Studios’ Black Panther is Disney’s…

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Exclusive: Mary Poppins’ Snow Globe Returns

By Jim Frye

“I honestly can’t remember why we kept most of this stuff to begin with,” says a grown-up Michael Banks, as he sifts through long-forgotten keepsakes in Mary Poppins Returns. He pauses to look at an old snow globe, dried out and bruised with age, but fans of the original film immediately identified the item as a key piece from the original 1964…

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6 Hidden Mickeys in Mary Poppins Returns

By Jocelyn Buhlman

If you’ve already watched Mary Poppins Returns, you saw that this delightful return to Cherry Tree Lane is full of Easter eggs and homages to the original film, from enchanting cameos to hidden tunes within the music itself! However, you might not realize that there’s another bit of Disney magic to be found in the film, and it’s a tribute to…

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Take a Jolly Holiday with Mary Poppins Returns All Around the World

By Jocelyn Buhlman

Everyone’s favorite practically perfect nanny flew into theaters (and our hearts) last week. The cast and creative minds behind Mary Poppins Returns tripped a little light fantastic across the world in celebration of the film, and we’ve put together a collection of some of our favorite moments from their travels.

Europe: The cast and crew…

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news briefs 12/19

Marvel Day at Sea Returns and American Idol Goes Tropical—Plus More in News Briefs

By Courtney Potter

Marvel favorites return to the high seas, and the search for America’s next singing sensation travels to Hawaii… Read more, along with other news from around Disney, in this week’s news briefs!

Marvel Day at Sea is Back on Disney Cruise Line in 2019

There’s so much happening in the Marvel Cinematic Universe as we head into 2019…

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An Animated Behind-the-Scenes Look at Mary Poppins Returns

By Beth Deitchman

Whether you’re such a devotee of the 1964 film Mary Poppins that you can recite “Supercalifragilisticexpialidocious” backwards along with the beloved nanny herself—it’s “dociousaliexpilisticfragicalirupes,” for your information—or you just have an overwhelming feeling of nostalgia for the film, chances are you consider the film’s…

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The Walt Disney Studios Receives Nine Golden Globe® Nominations

By Beth Deitchman

Mary Poppins is going from the streets of London to the 2018 Golden Globe Awards®, and she’ll be joined by T’Challa, the Parr family and everyone’s favorite video game bad guy, Wreck-It Ralph. Nominations for the 76th Annual Golden Globe Awards were announced this morning, and Disney films received a total of nine nods for four of its films….

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7 Practically Perfect Stories from the Mary Poppins Returns Cast and Filmmakers

By Courtney Potter

“Wind’s in the east, there’s a mist comin’ in… like somethin’ is brewin’—about to begin.” Mary Poppins Returns, the much-anticipated sequel to Disney’s seminal 1964 film, is set to soar into a cineplex near you December 19. Starring Emily Blunt (A Quiet Place) as Mary; Lin-Manuel Miranda (Broadway’s Hamilton) as her…

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The ‘Fantastic’ music of Mary Poppins Returns

By Bruce Steele

Lin-Manuel Miranda is Alexander Hamilton no more. Backstage at Shepperton Studios in London, he’s in full working-class “leerie” garb: a newsboy-like cap, red waistcoat (that’s a “vest” to you Americans) and loose, well-worn jacket and trousers.

Speaking to journalists during a break in filming, Miranda recalls that he had just one…

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